A passenger on a flight from Miami to Chicago Tuesday afternoon refused to comply with the plane's face mask policy and was "verbally abusive" to the crew, Southwest Airlines said.
There were huge lines Tuesday as the City of Chicago opened up a new testing center for COVID-19.
Chicago’s airports will start restricting nightly access to ticketed passengers and airport employees to ensure “safety and security” amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The air traffic control tower at Midway Airport reopened Tuesday, a week after it closed for cleaning due to a COVID-19 exposure that disrupted flights in and out of the airport.
Southwest Airlines has resumed operations at Midway Airport after all flights were suspended earlier in the day due to a control tower closure related to COVID-19 exposure.
The city’s second-largest airport is open, but the Federal Aviation Administration said the air traffic control tower was still closed for cleaning.
There is a ground stop at Midway Airport Tuesday after three workers at a control tower tested positive for COVID-19.
A flight that landed at Midway International Airport Monday was stopped as medical personnel treated sick passengers who recently been to China.
Both Delta and American Airlines have cut all flights to China as the deadly new coronavirus spreads. United is suspending flights to three big cities but will continue flying to Hong Kong.
The stolen cannabis was deposited about 8:20 a.m. by a departing traveler who was warned by security that weed was illegal in his destination state.
Several people have died as severe storms have swept across parts of the U.S. South, bringing high winds and unrelenting rain.
The cannabis amnesty boxes, as they’re called, were installed at each airport last week, just as legal marijuana sales began in Illinois.
Flights resumed at Chicago airports on Christmas Eve after they were briefly grounded for dense and freezing fog.
Even though marijuana will still be illegal under federal law — and it’s illegal to carry across state lines — authorities have no intention of arresting people caught with the drug at Chicago airports, officials said Friday.
Airlines estimate 5 million people will pass through both airports, more than a 2% increase from last year, the Chicago Department of Transportation said.
Authorities have not released details about his cause of death.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said there were “no signs of foul play evident to officers,” adding the individuals traveling with Juice WRLD have been cooperating with police.
Rising rap star Juice WRLD collapsed at Midway Airport and died early Sunday, and a witness claims that the artist appeared to have suffered a seizure.
Chicago-born musician Juice WRLD died Sunday after suffering a medical emergency at Midway International Airport.
No one was injured Monday morning when a battery inside a passenger’s bag started smoking on board a Southwest Airlines flight at Midway International Airport.